Before Padding Time

Before Padding Time.

→ This option allows skipping the number of hours you add in that field from the time slot according to the current system time.
→ Add hours in minutes in the field and save the settings, it’ll convert the minutes in hours and skip the time slots according to hours from the current time.
→ Let’s understand this feature by an example: Suppose, the time slots are as per below, and “Before Padding Time” is set to 180 minutes(3 hours).

01) 09:00 AM – 10:00 AM
02) 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
03) 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
04) 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
05) 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
06) 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
07) 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
08) 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
09) 06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

→ So when the customer comes for placing an order and the time is 12:23 PM in his/her system then as per the settings, below time slots will be available for selection.

→ 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
→ 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM

→ This is useful for preparing your order and having enough time as described in settings.


→ Take a look at the following image for the option